First, you should watch the video and then, read the relevant articles. According to these documents you will write an essay which will include the answers of questions that I wrote below.
– 2 pages long
– 1.5 or 2 spaced
Documents: (Some documents are attached as pdf)
- – Ann Fernald’s video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpHwJyjm7rM
- – https://www.brookings.edu/blog/education-plus-development/2018/05/21/defending-the-30-million-word-gap-disadvantaged-children-dont-hear-enough-child-directed-words/
– Discuss the relevance of “30 million word gap” idea
– Why do some people criticize the idea, why do some people defend the idea?
– Shall we still keep that idea? Shall we rephrase it?
– What is the pros and cons of each idea?